Derek Dorsett
Derek Dorsett
Position Right wing
Shoots Left
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
188 lb (85 kg)
NHL Team Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 20 1986 (1986-12-20) (age 33),
Kindersley, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 189th overall, 2006
Columbus Blue Jackets
Pro Career 2007 – present

Derek Dorsett (born December 20, 1986 in Kindersley, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Dorsett played major junior hockey with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and helped them win the Ed Chynoweth Cup as WHL champions in 2007. Dorsett established himself as a griity player in Medicine Hat, leading the team in penalty minutes in 2006–07 while finishing tied for second in team scoring with 64 points.

Dorsett was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets 189th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Graduating from major junior, he spent 2007–08 with the Syracuse Crunch, the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. He scored his first NHL goal the following season on October 21, 2008 against Roberto Luongo in a 4-2 win against the Vancouver Canucks.[1]

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05Medicine Hat TigersWHL51511161081351635
2004–05Kindersley KlippersSJHL2512820172
2005–06Medicine Hat TigersWHL6825234827913481253
2006–07Medicine Hat TigersWHL6119456420617881656
2007–08Syracuse CrunchAHL64108182891201156
2008–09Columbus Blue JacketsNHL5241515030002
2008–09Syracuse CrunchAHL715635
2009–10Columbus Blue JacketsNHL5141014105
2010–11Columbus Blue JacketsNHL7641317184
NHL totals 179 12 24 36 439 3 0 0 0 2


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